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Chris Linney

BVSc GPCertSAP CertAVP(VC) DipECVIM-CA (Cardiology) MRCVS

Head of Cardiology

RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology
EBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Small Animal Cardiology

Ferasin,  L. & Linney, C.J. (2019) Coughing in dogs: what is the evidence for and  against a cardiac cough? Journal of Small Animal Practice 60(3) 139 – 145


Pedro B, Stephenson H, Linney C, Cripps P, Dukes-McEwan J, (2017) Assessment of left ventricular function in healthy Great Danes and in Great Danes with dilated cardiomyopathy using speckle tracking echocardiography, Journal of Veterinary Cardiology 19(4) 363 – 375


Linney, C.J. (2016) Management of congestive heart failure on a budget. Veterinary Ireland Journal 6(3) 150.


B.Pedro, C.Linney, X.Navarro-Cubas, H.Stephenson, J.Dukes-McEwan, A.R. Gelzer, M.S. Kraus (2015) Cytological diagnosis of cardiac masses with ultrasound guided fine needle aspirates. Journal of Veterinary Cardiology 18(1) 47-56


Linney, C.J. and Dukes-McEwan, J. and Stephenson, H.M. and Lopez-Alvarez, J. and Fonfara, S. (2014) A retrospective assessment of left atrial size and function in cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Journal of Small Animal Practice 55 198 – 206.


Green, D and Dukes-McEwan, J and Fraga-Veloso, G and Linney, C (2014) Are Cavalier King Charles spaniels with myxomatous degenerative valvular disease more likely to develop pulmonary hypertension than other breeds?  British Small Animal Veterinary Association Congress, ICC / NIA.


Ambrose, EA and Dukes-McEwan, J and Stephenson, H and Linney, C (2014) Do differential white blood cell counts suggest the presence of inflammation in dogs with congestive heart failure British Small Animal Veterinary Association Congress, ICC / NIA.


Pedro, B and Stephenson, H and Linney, C and Dukes-McEwan, J and , ECVIM-CA (2013) Indices of myocardial strain and strain rate by two-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography in Great Danes. European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, ACC.


Mŏtsküla, P, Linney, C , Palermo, V , Connolly, D. , French, A , Dukes-McEwan, J. and Luis Fuentes, V. (2013) Prognostic value of 24-hour ambulatory ECG (Holter) monitoring in Boxer dogs. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 27 904 – 912. DOI: 10.1111/jvim.12107


Cushing, A and Linney, C and McClean, M and Stanford, M and Rishniw, M (2013) The electrocardiogram of anesthetized captive adult emus (Dromaius novaehollandiae). Journal of Veterinary Cardiology 15 (1). pp. 51-56. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvc.2012.11.001


Linney, C. and Morris, H. and Lopez-Alvarez, J. and Stephenson, H. and Dukes-McEwan, J. (2012) The effect of epirubicin on cardiac function in dogs undergoing chemotherapy.  BSAVA Congress, ICC / NIA.


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Brigite Pedro

DVM MSc DipECVIM-CA (Cardiology) MRCVS

RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology
EBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Small Animal Cardiology

J.Neves, B.Pedro, R.Christley, J.Dukes-McEwan (2018) Usefulness of pulsed-wave tissue Doppler imaging at the mitral annulus for prediction of new-onset atrial fibrillation in dogs. Journal of Veterinary Cardiology 20(6) 425-437


Pedro B, Stephenson H, Linney C, Cripps P, Dukes-McEwan J, (2017) Assessment of left ventricular function in healthy Great Danes and in Great Danes with dilated cardiomyopathy using speckle tracking echocardiography, Journal of Veterinary Cardiology (in press)


Pedro B, Dukes-McEwan J, Oyama M, Kraus MS, Gelzer AR, (2016) Retrospective Evaluation of Effect of Heart Rate on Survival in Dogs with AF, Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine


Laborda-Vidal P, Pedro B, Baker M, Gelzer AR, Dukes-McEwan J, Maddox TW. (2016) Use of ECG-gated computed tomography, echocardiography and selective angiography in five dogs with pulmonic stenosis and one dog with pulmonic stenosis and aberrant coronary arteries. Journal of Veterinary Cardiology


Thompson K, Pedro B (2015) Case report: A fatal complication arising during pulmonic balloon valvuloplasty in a seven-month-old female Bulldog. Veterinary Record


Treggiari E, Pedro B, Dukes-McEwan J, Gelzer AR, Blackwood L (2015) A descriptive review of cardiac tumours in dogs and cats. Veterinary Comparative Oncology


B.Pedro, C.Linney, X.Navarro-Cubas, H.Stephenson, J.Dukes-McEwan, A.R. Gelzer, M.S. Kraus (2015) Cytological diagnosis of cardiac masses with ultrasound guided fine needle aspirates. Journal of Veterinary Cardiology 18(1) 47-56


Pedro, B and Stephenson, H and Linney, C and Dukes-McEwan, J and , ECVIM-CA (2013) Indices of myocardial strain and strain rate by two-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography in Great Danes. European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, ACC.


Lopez-Alvarez J, Fonfara S, Pedro B, Stephenson H, Cripps P, Dukes-McEwan J (2011) Assessment of haemodynamic and longitudinal mechanical ventricular synchrony in Dobermanns. Journal of Veterinary Cardiology


Pedro B, Vila Alves J, Cripps P, Johnson M, Martin M (2011) QRS duration and prognosis in dogs with dilated cardiomyopathy. Journal of Veterinary Cardiology


Pedro B, Lopez-Alvarez J, Fonfara S, Copeland H, Dukes-McEwan J (2011) Retrospective study of the use of amiodarone and its effects and side effects in dogs. Journal of Small Animal Practice


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João Neves

DVM MRCVS

Clinician in Veterinary Cardiology

J.Neves, B.Pedro, R.Christley, J.Dukes-McEwan (2018) Usefulness of pulsed-wave tissue Doppler imaging at the mitral annulus for prediction of new-onset atrial fibrillation in dogs. Journal of Veterinary Cardiology 20(6) 425-437


Posters:



  • J.Neves, N. Cangelose, J.M.Steiner, J.S.Suchodolski, S.Warman & S.W.Tappin “Serum cPLI concentrantions in dogs with IMHA, presented at BSAVA 2014


Abstracts:



  • J.Neves, B.Pedro, H. Hodgekiss-Geere, X.Navarro-Cubas & J. Dukes-McEwan “Tissue doppler imaging at the mitral annulus for prediction of new-onset atrial fibrillation”, oral presentation presented at BSAVA 2017

  • J.Neves, J, B, Pedro, X. Navarro-Cubas, E. Bode & J, Dukes- McEwan “Usefulness of colour TDI at the level of lateral atrial tissue as a predictor of future development of atrial fibrillation in dogs”, ECVIM-CA Congress 2017, 2nd best Cardiology oral presentation


Accepted Publications:



  • G. McAulay, K. Borgeat, J. Sargent, J.Neves, J.Dukes-McEwan and V. Luis-Fuentes “Phenotypic description of cardiac findings in a population of Dogue de Bordeaux with an emphasis on atrial fibrillation”, The Veterinary Journal, Volume 234, 111-118


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